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or given back to the environment through culture, through arts and through many of the hard work and we will unveil who will receive this dedication today. as many of you know trees are very important for our communities. they provide us shade, they deter water from going into our storm systems, they provide a place for birds and butterflies and of course they help us clean our air. arbor day is a very important event. it is celebrated not just in america, but all over the world and i'm honored that we are kicking this event. i would like to thank the mayor for bringing arbor day back to san francisco. this is our 8th arbor day. i will welcome mayor lee to the stage. >> thank you the dpw, the recreation department, to all of those who helped us in working today. arbor day, it is an annual celebration that we have struggled very hard to make sure this city appreciate because the trees are part of a great answer and solution to reducing carbon emissions and be sure we have greenery and beautification for our citizens. a lot of my friends celebrated chinese new years in china and this year
, and we need to make physical changes to our pedestrian environment to make them safer, to have shorter crossing distances, to have better and safer environments so that cars and bikes and pedestrians could all coexist and be safe. thank you president chiu for raising the issue of number of agencies are involved which is large, and i am glad there has been some improvement in coordination that i can only imagine what it was like back then because i will be honest i think we have a lot of work to do to improve interagency coordination around pedestrian safety improvements. i don't think we have narrowly enough coordination. we have some excellent people working on the issues in the various departments and in a vacuum they do terrific work but what i see over and over again in my district every time you try to do a pedestrian upgrade it's like running an obstacle course and you have different departments and objections and they're not talking to each other and it could be any person in that department. it's not always escalated to the top so it's a very disjointed process. where i see
. there is another program with the department of environment that we're collaborating with and we're hoping to address that issue. >> so, very quickly, moving on, just some quick lessons learned on how we can improve our program. again, parent caregiver outreach is crucial. we really need to reach the whole family, not just the students. and not just the staff at the school. it's really the parents and caregivers are key. and that regular walking and rolling events are critical in getting more families out there walking and biking. and, so, we want to establish these regular walking school buses and regular bike training either separately or together. what we're proposing to do with the cycle [speaker not understood] from mtc, there are a number of changes and a number of things we'd like to keep. first of all, we'd like to expand the program right now. we're working in 15 schools. we'd like to explain that to 40. this is the only source of funding that actually allows -- the only source of grant funding that allows us to go up to high school. so, we're going to propose -- continue working
reflect environment review. dictionary tends to provide dictionary -- dictatorial [speaker not understood]. we the people have addressed so many times. [speaker not understood] education, schooling, work is based upon capital currency [speaker not understood]. monopoly capitalist, imperialist, racialist, [speaker not understood], surrounding planet earth sovereign nations with military basins defending its interests. witness 77 6 victory of african-american negro slave owners, declaration of independence, [speaker not understood] amendment of the constitution, fortification of the nation. this is such a timing for heart beat cloaked, environment review with this media entertainment, advertising industry, supernatural in party, opposition, an aura of fascist language, inflections, market speculation, 2013 pitch, who's who, mental health, george washington, and thomas jefferson, african negro slave owners, presidents, [speaker not understood] democracy dictatorship. 17 76, 2013, this reading given two minutes. >> thank you very much. before the next speaker, we have a 3:30 special commendat
at it as an environment problem, environmental right to save streets, as an environmental protection issue. not just simply who is to blame? who did something wrong? it's important to take a balanced approach to that, so one of the important causes is kind of intuitive but we don't focus on. it's the traffic itself. one fifth of the variation from neighborhood to neighborhood is the differences in traffic. the second important cause is vehicle speed. vehicle speed is really responsible for all of the serious fatal and serious injuries. it's a contributing cause. if the vehicle didn't hit you very fast you're not likely to die and we know we will have pedestrians and vehicles bump into each other. maybe we can't avoid that but we can avoid the death focus we slow the speed down. while we assess speeding and we know that 20% of the injury collisions are attributable to speeding we don't know what the impact of speed itself is because people are traveling 5/10 miles over the limit and not considered speeding yet that limit is having important and direct impact on serious injuries and fatalitie
've taken a lot of time to benefit the environment and it will be a benefit to the neighborhood and to the neighbors with the view of their house. i really think this is a great design for a family house their maintaining what's there and they're asking for the variance to be maintained. i really support that project. thank you very much >> thank you any other public comments? please step forward >> good evening maybe i'm the last one we can all go home arrest i'm frank morris. my family as lived in this area for over 70 years. i've lived they're there for 3 seven years. tights real a shame we're here at this point. we all want our neighbors to get what they need but not as an expense to the neighborhood. first one was the variance that took the two parking spaces in their driveway sometimes there's 3 cars in that driveway. they were allowed to take the garage space and make that that an apartment. the second thing is the variance allows the building to be the highest densest on the block. i have 2 thousand square foot on exactly 4 though square feet they have 21 hundred and t
through their dress and environments. like many photographs taken today 17th century portraits were taken from weddings. from 1625 him and his wife are exceptional examples of large scale marriage portraits. other typical occasions for commissioning portraits were births. capture the innocence of a beloved child. one of rembrandt's pupil. we
of drivers produces an environment of teamwork. additionally there has been sefrmentd that local customers have made inquiries about the health of the drivers in san francisco. the idea has received great reviews. to the issuance of madalinas this program has produced the lease amount of - i would strongly encourage the enhancement of this program in the future >> (calling names). >> again evening board of directors. i want to thank the doctor on his report. i have a couple of concerns that were brought up on the town hall meeting. the w hotel is on the corner of third and howard. if you're coming down third on a rush hour period it's going to be about 5 tow 7 minutes because when everybody comes to that threshold of montgomery. if you look at june the 14th of that day there was a giant against the houston as atrocities which means south of marketing is a mess. so there are other drorgsz be made there. i want to thank the director for trying to get more inspectors to help with the enforcement hopeful that won't be nitpicking with a madalinas on your shoulder. it 50 should be a rent basis
to a safe and supportive learning environment. and we know that the right to that environment is critical to having an education. schools across california, including some of the state's largest school districts, are already accepting and supporting their transgender students and that's something that we're proud of to do here in san francisco, but we need to do more. and one of the things that is happening with many of these students is that you look at the suicide rates and their high. and it's important for san francisco to continue to speak out in support of these students. and, so, i ask for your support for passage of assembly bill 12 66. i want to thank my colleagues for their co-sponsorship, supervisor wiener, supervisor mar, supervisor avalos, and supervisor kim. the rest i submit. >> thank you, supervisor campos. supervisor chiu. >> thank you, colleagues. i have a brief item i'm introducing a resolution to urge the california state legislature to pass assembly bill 900 which would reverse reductions that were made in our state budget process a few years ago in medi-cal reimburse
our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] >>> first reaction was is my wife okay, 4 months pregnant, she is in boston right now for work as part of marketing at the boston marathon. >> i wanted to run and i am so grateful i can be out here and my heart goes out to everybody. >> people in the bay area are reacting tonight to the tragedy in boston. that includes bay area runners who took part in the boston marathon. local organizations say they are trying to get in touch with members who took part in the race who make sure they are okay. >>> president obama vowed to bring whoever is responsible to justice and said he and the country stand united with the country. >> they have every single resource necessary to care for the victims and counsel the families and i made clear all american ezstand with the people -- americans stand with the people of boston. >> the facts are still being sorted out. this is being treated as a potential terrorist attack. >> i would ask the house take a moment to recognize the loss of life in boston as the tragedy continues to unfold. california call
continues its 30-year legacy of integrating art into the airport environment with the addition of five new commissions that are as bold and dynamic as the new building. >> this project was completed in record time, and we were able to integrate the artist's early enough in the process that they could work with the architect said that the work that is completed is the work that really helps complement and instill the space as opposed to being tucked away in a corner. >> be experience begins with the glass facades that was designed with over 120 laminated glass panels. it captures the experience of being under or over clouds when flying in a plane. depending on the distance or point of view, it can appear clear for more abstract and atmospheric. the subtle colors change gradually depending on the light and the time of day. >> i wanted to create an art work that looks over time as well as working on in the first glance. the first time you come here, you may not see a. but you may be able to see one side over the other. it features a couple of suspended sculptures. each was created out of a se
and they will also try to mitigate any environment concerns. no neighbors have have to be evacuated. the nearest homes are across the freeway. we're right next to 101. a full hazmat crew is out here. calfire is the lead agency on this. back here live, we want to mention this is right near coyote ranch. we have monterey road which is over here to my left. this is shut down. they do not want anybody traveling on this road. so officials are debts pritly trying to -- desperately trying to get out the information not to take monterey road. it runs parallel to 101. take the bernal exit instead. they are trying to keep folks away from the area. we understand that pg&e officials are on scene. we'll be receiving an update from them within the next half- hour. live from near san jose, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:16. let's check in with sal. i know you -- you have the chopper working. you are keeping an eye on san mateo. >> this overturned truck, dave, southbound 101, still blocking the two right lanes. this happened on the ramp from westbound -- i'm sorry. eastbound 92 to southbound 101. tha
companies are in seeking oil and the impacts that it has on our environment whether it is the gulf coast or the tar sands or the habitats around the world like in ecuador and so we have a responsibility to apply to the people of the world and i hope that we can take that action here as the board of supervisors of san francisco. >> thanks, supervisor avalos for the hearing. i want to thank everyone no came out and spoke today. i could not agree more about climate change and the urgency that we have to act as a country and a nation, internationally and locally. and this is certainly one way to have that discussion. and so, i firmly believe in the idea. and i want to thank the people who came out to talk about that and i think that everyone really respects the passion that everyone has, especially the students that koim out, thank you all if you are all still here and thank you for taking the time. so, in terms of resolution, a few concerns. one, i especially my colleagues know and they have... we pass on resolutions but this is on the level that this is a larger matter that we will have to
, there is clear evidence that in fact, there is impacts to the environment based on activities of these companies. >> thank you. >> and do you think that our investments that we have in fossil fuel companies have the power to hold fossil fuel companies accountable? >> i would say that san francisco employment retirement holdings, probably not. and i don't think that they will necessarily miss our investment in those companies. but, i think that if we were to engage in other plans across the united states and the california plans and then our voice becomes stronger. >> i think that is kind of what is happening in seattle, san francisco, college campuses, seems to be building. and that is exactly how this sort of unfolds, and that is, we can at a level one, vote appropriately on anything that comes before the share holdings, if that is not successful in changing the behavior, and i mean the policy for a reason has three steps and the policy is stated that they, the board wants it to go through the three steps, because divestment, they recognize back in 1988, and today, it is not necessarily drastic
now we are in an environment where there is a republican majority in the house and a slimmer majority in the senate, please note that the leader and democrats are going fight hard to keep their agenda and restart our economy, and there will be more work to be done. i would like to hand over the podium to nicole rivera, who put this together. she will introduce the panelists and go over some logistics. i want to point out quickly that we are being recorded by san francisco government tv. the camera in front is only aimed at the podium. it is not taking shots of the audience, only the podium for people who want to ask questions. so do not worry, you are not on tv if you do not want to be. >> thank you for your patience. i am a representative with leader pelosi, and i'm thrilled to have you today to learn more of our best practices for accessing credit. it is a priority for our office. we are very well aware of how small businesses are running up against the wall right now in terms of trying to get the credit and loans they are looking for, so i will try hard to bring the brightest minds
really is leading this enormous change on the enterprise i.t. environment. let's call a broadly the consumerization of i.t. the problem that brings is that while you're happily wandering into the enterprise every day with your klauer in your pocket, a whole bunch of that actually belongs to somebody else. it belongs to another interest. maybe multiple interests. so your personal consumption of cloud is quite literally a threat to your employer. let's be very clear. the very recent publicized attacks against rsa were the key seeds for the technology was stolen. the attacks on google. the attacks published just this week against u.s. defense interests. were initiated from users like you. ok? humans like you to click on a url, an attachment in e-mail, and let the bad guys in. for most of the enterprise world, the public cloud is nothing more than a menace. yet, we see it's clear benefits. we see its enormous cost advantages. we see all these wonderful things that tin told you about. so the challenge is to try and evolve what today is a process built around people. people and proces
their children are in a high care quality environment. and people who take care of children for a living every day are very often not recognized especially in terms of compensation. the median income in the country for child care teachers is $11.14. san francisco i think might be a little bit higher but not by a lot. people who take care of their own children can't afford to take care of their families. i want to thank you for this honor. we look forward to working with you the next few years. our organization is really interested in helping make early childhood become a sustainable place to work, a highly professional, highly competitive work force where people can afford to care for their own families and we look forward to working with you all on that journey. thank you. (applause) >> thank you, supervisor yee, and thank you to the san francisco child care providers association and the family child care association of san francisco. colleague, we do have one more special commendation, but it will be offered at 3:30 jointly by supervisors farrell and breed. so, with that, madam clerk, why do
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environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] >> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news not the very latest on our top story, the attack at the boston marathon, as we take a live look at boston right now. law-enforcement officers have surged an apartment in a boston suburb in the investigation. some investigators are scene early this morning leaving the home in revere, mass., carrying rubber bags, plastic trash bags and a dufflebag. so far, investigators said they did not that anyone under arrest or have a motive in the attack that killed at least three people and wounded more than 140. >> san francisco mayor ed lee assures residents and visitors that san francisco is safe. san francisco is to host a number a big community event that includes the up coming in bay to breakers race on may 19th. the mayor says, security remains a top priority. >> i want to make sure everyone knows public safety is the number-one thing. we have to look at everything with these events and everything that occurred in boston to figure this out. so that will ultimately making sure public safety is our number
coming to work in an environment that is sporting our good health and safety. so ultimately we can support yours. we consider this community our community, our home away from home. i would like to assure you that we remain committed to continuing our primary mission. that is to protect the lives and property of the people we serve. thank you very much. >> and so you can find out a little bit more about this facility. i would now like to call up the principal architect responsible for this facility. bill letty. with stacy architect. >> thank you, chief. you know, a little known fact is that every architect wants to design a firehouse. not just because many of us wanted to be fire fighters at some point in our lives, it's because these are really iconic hybrid buildings that we feel -- embody a building that express dignity and security for our community. these are important facilities for our community. when we are working on this project in the office we often joke that firehouse no. 1 is like a block on steroids with really big machines in the garage. it's been a great experienc
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